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Acres of Diamonds (10/13/14)

The story — a true one — is told of an African farmer who heard tales about other farmers who had made millions by discovering diamond mines.

(10/10/14)Make Your Dreams Come True.

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now.

Knocked Down? Get Up! (10/9/14)

If you ever feel as if you are being knocked about by life, think about the amazing bird called the Water Ouzel. I can’t imagine this water bird knows what it is to have a bad day.

Two Dogs (10/8/14)

There is a story they tell of two dogs. Both at separate times walk into the same room. One comes out wagging his tail while the other comes out growling.

Different Perspective (10/7/14)

A blind boy sat on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet. He held

 

Things to know in the Real World (10/6/14)

Any and all compliments can be handled by simply saying “Thank you” though it helps if you say it with a Southern accent.

 

Mending Fences (10/3/14)

There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence.

Life and Work (10/2/14)

Dad was a hardworking man who delivered bread as a living to support his wife and three children.

"What Does Love Mean?" (10/1/14)

A group of professional people posed this question to a group of four through eight year olds, "What does love mean?" The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imag

Make A Big Difference by Zig Ziglar (9/30/14)

Sometimes little things can make a big difference.

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